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    This is a Direct Hire Public Notice. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

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    This position is located in National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC), Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering (RACE) with one vacancy in Seattle, WA.

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    The position is located at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, WA, USA and is part of NOAA’s Recruitment Processes Program, an interdisciplinary program that conducts research on climate, physical, and biological oceanographic factors that affect fisheries recruitment in Alaskan waters.

    As a Research Fish Biologist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Lead research work in the field of ichthyoplankton ecology and larval fish recruitment dynamics. 
    • Conduct mechanistic research linking climate, oceanography, and larval fish interactions.
    • Provide knowledge and expertise in the taxonomy of North Pacific and arctic ichthyoplankton. 
    • Identify and quantify eggs and larval fish collected from arctic, subarctic, and North Pacific Seas. 
    • Manage taxonomic and systematic samples and data including indexing, error-checking, quality control, and quality assurance. 
    • Conduct field research on larval fish dynamics and participate in field work as a full member of a research team in the North Pacific and US arctic

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 20% of domestic and foreign travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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